Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Icelands search and rescue in Haiti -

37 volunteer rescuers and 14 tons equipment belonging to the International Rescue Squad of the Icelandic International Rescue Authorities has landed in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

They are experts , in earthquake resque ,and have been to other earthquake situtations all around the world.
The Search and Rescue team has water and equipment to independentlyfor ten days.
The Icelands foreign office has offered assistance in taking foreing citizens from Haiti.
The have offered every foreigner that has embassy in Iceland, UN, and the Europian Union.

USA Denmark and Sweden have accepted .

The Iceland goverment rented a Ielandair 757, and sent 37 Search and rescue specialists.
They left Iceland at 10 ( gmt ) this morning .

The photo is of the SAR group in the plane on their way to Haiti.
The Boeing 757 ,will leave Haiti at midnight .
They will meet representatives of the UN ,and work in cooperation with them.

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